Free Acting Basics Workshop, grades 6-12

Middle & High School


Our free acting workshops are offered between each class session to give prospective students the opportunity to participate in a class and learn about all our offerings in a fun and supportive environment.

In the workshop students will:

  • actively engage in acting exercises
  • work with fellow classmates
  • learn about upcoming classes and programs

Students who register for and attend this workshop are eligible for a 20% discount toward an upcoming class.  The promo code will be distributed to all attendees. Discount expires one week after workshop date.

Advance registration is required. 

Duration: 2 hours

Meet the Teacher

Shelby Folks

Shelby Folks

Shelby is glad to have had the privilege of working at the Alliance for the last three and a half years as a teaching artist. Teaching students from all walks of life has become a highlight of her career as a theatre artist in Atlanta.Since arriving in 2015, she has taught acting, ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, and improv to the children of the greater Atlanta area. She is proud to hold a BFA in Musical Theatre. Recently, she won a Suzi Bass Award for her ensemble acting work in Horizon Theatre's production of The Wolves. She has been blessed to work at Atlanta theatre's such as: Horizon Theatre, Synchronicity, Serenbe Playhouse, and Stage Door Players. As a working actor, she is always reaping practical knowledge to guide the future generations of Atlanta theatre artists.

Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre is the lead producing theatre in the Southeast, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people on two stages. We value excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration. We deliver powerful programming that challenges adult and youth audiences to think critically and care deeply.
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